Thelma  Robinson

Obituary of Thelma Marie McCord Robinson

Thelma Marie McCord Robinson, entered her Heavenly home on Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 at the age of 79. Thelma graduated from Donelson High School in 1958. She went on to work as a receiving clerk at Ingram Book Company in La Vergne, Tennessee and retired after 30+ years. Mrs. Robinson enjoyed crafting, cake decorating, painting, and gardening. She loved to travel, particularly to the beach. Thelma loved her family above all and cherished them more than anything.


Mrs. Robinson was born on March 19th, 1940 in Nashville, Tennessee, to the late Arthur Lee and Dorothy Smith McCord. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, James Haggard “Jimmy” Robinson; and brother, Paul McCord. She is survived by children, Pam (Bob) Bolen, Jeff (Brenda) Robinson, and Jennifer (Jimmy) Davis; grandchildren, Randi Frost, Chad Robinson, Marissa Bolen, Zachary Bolen, Blaine Robinson, and Nicholas Davis; great – grandchildren, Bentley, Hank, and Kenzie; sister, Patricia (Robert) Bullington; and brother – in – laws, Joe (Mary Ann) Robinson and Ricky (Sharon) Robinson.


The Celebration of Life Service will be held in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow the service in Hermitage Memorial Gardens with Bob Bolen, Chad Robinson, Zachary Bolen, Blaine Robinson, Ricky Robinson, and Ben Reid serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers: Jimmy Davis, Nicholas Davis, Joe Robinson, Robert Bullington, and Donelson High School Class of 1958. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 15th from 11:00 a.m. until service time at 2:00 p.m.


In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial donations be addressed to the Alzheimer’s Association (225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601).


The family would like to express their gratitude to the all of the wonderful staff members at the memory care units for the love and care that Mrs. Thelma received.


Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818,